Lopez Pleased With Third

Jose Maria Lopez was thrilled to post the third fastest time at today's GP2 qualifying session, considering the result a surprise after his troubled session earlier this morning

Lopez Pleased With Third

"I really didn't expect to be here," Lopez noted after qualifying, "because we had some problems this morning and I knew it would be difficult in qualifying today, but we were actually pretty good."

Lopez, a member of the Renault Driver Development programme, was most impressed with how his DAMS team picked up from a rough start to the day: "The team were really great, and we just kept improving all the time with the tyres."

The Argentinean felt that his track experience from last year in Formula 3000 helped him get the most out of qualifying, and was looking forward to getting back to race after a long winter break: "For sure it's great, and it's going to be a really interesting race tomorrow with this field."

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